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Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022

Posted On: 03 FEB 2022 1:27PM by PIB Delhi

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022.

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha yesterday, Dr Jitendra Singh said, based on the learnings from Chandrayaan-2 and suggestions made by the national level experts, the realization of Chandrayaan-3 is in progress. Many related hardware and their special tests are successfully completed and the Launch is scheduled for August 2022.

The Minister informed that the number of missions planned during 2022 (Jan to Dec'22) are 19 viz., 08 Launch Vehicle Missions, 07 Spacecraft Missions and 04 Technology Demonstrator Missions.

Several ongoing missions were impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, reprioritization of projects has taken place in the back drop of Space Sector reforms and newly introduced demand driven models. The following missions were realized in last 3 years.

List of Satellites launched in last 3 years’ time frame

Satellite Name

Launch Date

 

EOS-03

Aug 12, 2021

Amazonia-1

Feb 28, 2021

Satish Dhawan SAT (SDSAT)

Feb 28, 2021

UNITYsat

Feb 28, 2021

CMS-01

Dec 17, 2020

EOS-01

Nov 07, 2020

GSAT-30

Jan 17, 2020

RISAT-2BR1

Dec 11, 2019

Cartosat-3

Nov 27, 2019

Chandrayaan-2

Jul 22, 2019

RISAT-2B

May 22, 2019

EMISAT

Apr 01, 2019

GSAT-31

Feb 06, 2019

Microsat-R

Jan 24, 2019

Kalamsat-V2

Jan 24, 2019

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